The latest phase of accessibility regulations in Ontario may concern employment standards, but facility managers have a role to play in compliance.
Hoteling stations come with not only financial benefits but ergonomics hazards. Experts explain how to ensure the safe use of shared desks.
St. Catharines has cast the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre to play a starring role in the revitalization of the city’s downtown.
Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) is gaining ground. The luxurious-looking product also promises a long lifespan, but this requires proper care.
The design of the RCMP's new Nova Scotia headquarters reconciles its requirements of internal security and external accountability.
As of 2015, anyone renovating or constructing a public space must meet new building code requirements. Here's how one company achieved AODA compliance.
Most facility managers don’t consider pest management when designing and installing lighting systems in and around their properties, but they should.
Kitchener Public Library’s $40-million renovation and expansion, completed in September 2014, responded to a new digital reality.
In a bid to optimize its real estate portfolio, the City of Toronto has kicked off a pilot office modernization program with a target of 10 to 15-per-cent cost savings.
The recent renovation of Match Marketing’s Mississauga offices delivered a cafe and patio — both features that have become must-haves for ad agencies.
With corporate wellness amenities on the incline in Canada, an expert offers tips for developing successful fitness facilities and programming.
Experts share how facility managers can fully capture the benefits made available in BIM throughout the building life cycle.
LED technology has become a simple, most cost-effective way to not only cut operating costs, but also measurably reduce environmental impact.
Diamond Schmitt Architects' dramatic $27-million redesign of Carleton University’s MacOdrum Library earned a 2015 Library Building Award on July 7.
The University College of the North's new LEED Gold-targeting campus considers the local climate of Thompson, Manitoba, in its design.
UNESCO has proclaimed 2015 the International Year of Light to shine a beacon on scientific achievements, reflect on possibilities and promote a spectrum of related economic and sustainable development objectives
Heritage Canada's annual list of endangered places is both an inventory of landmarks at risk and a commentary on social trends and economic dilemmas that undermine efforts to productively preserve significant buildings.